Medical Articles

Some Tips for Preventing Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is one thing that people often worry about when eating food at a restaurant, especially if they have not eaten there before. While food poisoning is widely regarded as something that comes from food in a restaurant, or somewhere else outside of the home, keep in mind that food prepared within your own…

Living With Peptic Ulcer

If you are experiencing burning pain or any discomfort in the upper abdomen, pain that may disturb you at your sleep at night, feeling of fullness that you are unable to drink much fluid needed by your body, mild nausea and hunger one to three hours right after having your meal, then you may want…

How to Tell If You Have Genital Herpes

Genital Herpes or HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) is one of the most widely-spread sexually transmitted diseases. This disease is caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2). According to a national representative study on sexually transmitted diseases, one out of five adolescents and adults have had herpes in the United States.…

Detecting Kidney Disease: Stage Five

Why is it so important to detect kidney disease in its early stages, even if it’s rather hard to diagnose? Because when you reach Stage 4, you are likely past the point of living without serious medical intervention or even a transplant. And by the time you arrive at Stage 5, you have virtually no…

How To Get Rid Of Cold Sores – Fast!

Does this sound familiar? You have a big night out in a few days and suddenly you feel that tell-tale ‘tingling’ on you lips. Aaaargh! Not a cold sore! Now it’s a downhill trip. First the blisters appear lovingly followed by the ugly scabs. What is a cold sore? It’s a common illness caused by…

What are Normal Cholesterol Readings?

A simple blood test is all it takes to find out if you have a normal cholesterol reading or if you need to make some changes to get it under control. But just what is a normal reading and how do you know if your numbers are to high? There are two schools of thought…

Hypnosis and Post Trauma Stress Disorder (PSTD)

Clinical psychology reports of ever increasing problems manifested by the humans in the form of anger and irritability which are part of a number of unhealthy manifestations exhibited by individuals affected by Post Trauma Disorder (PSTD from henceforth). Irrespective of the fact whether it is the result of a single incident trauma-say assault-or sustained torturing-as…

Vital Signs of a Heart Attack

The vital warning signs of a heart attack are: 1. Pain in Chest: The most important indicator of heart attack is pain in the chest. The person could feel slight to sever discomfort in the chest area that could last for a few minutes. It could be accompanied by pain, burning sensation or a feeling…

Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease

Cholesterol is an essential building block of every cell in the body, required for all metabolic processes. It is particularly important in the production of nerve tissue, bile and certain hormones. On average, our body produces about half of a gram to one gram of cholesterol per day, depending on how much of it the…

Bacterial Aquarium Fish Diseases

There are many diseases that can affect the fish in your aquarium. Most diseases can be put into four major categories; Bacterial, Viral, Parasites and Fungus. The common aquarium fish diseases we will focus on in this article are bacterial. There are many more then what we will cover today but the ones below are…

China’s Stability and Growth Challenge

November 2012 saw not only the re-election of President Obama in America but also the changing of the top leadership in China. Mr. Xi Jinping will take over from Mr. Hu Jintao as President of China in March 2013 as Mr. Li Keqiang will replace Mr. Wen Jiaboa as Prime Minister. The term of the…

COPD Case Study

I had just clocked in at the hospital. I took the report from the night shift therapist who looked exhausted. This wasn’t unusual, but she looked a little more tired than normal. I sat down with my pen in hand to busily write down notes about the patients I would soon be caring for. She…

Florenz Ziegfeld

Ziegfeld was the original impresario and showman. He is most famous for the Ziegfeld Follies which were famous theatrical productions on Broadway with the best stars of its day. Famous performers such as Eddie Cantor, Fanny Brice and Barbara Stanwyck appeared in the shows. Costumes were designed by famous names such as Lucille and Erte.…